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Kiss me, and I'll forget everything.

by lillybrook on June 7, 2013   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr

Here's my kiss and tell: I experienced my first kiss in over four years last night. I've spend a long line of months being guarded, selective. But, in that moment, standing on the bridge above the waterfall, mist rolling in the air lit by lanterns on the walking path, the one when he leaned in and I...

Well, I either learned why I've been selective, or forgot why I needed to be guarded.


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